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The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More


Back to the Future: Mapping Workers across the Global South

Mary E. Frederickson

in Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036038
eISBN:
9780813038469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036038.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The final chapter of this book begins with a visit to a weave room in Uzbekistan filled with cast-iron looms from the Carolina textile plants of the 1920s. The story of how these looms ended up in ... More


The Global South Atlantic

Kerry Bystrom and Joseph R. Slaughter (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the rise in transatlantic, oceanic, hemispheric, and regional studies that followed postcolonial and Third World studies in pursuing new frameworks and methods for examining South-South ... More


The shame of it: Global perspectives on anti-poverty policies

Erika K. Gubrium, Sony Pellissery, and Ivar Lødemel (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308713
eISBN:
9781447312093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308713.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The shame experienced by people living in poverty has long been recognised. Nobel laureate and economist, Amartya Sen, has described shame as the "irreducible core" of poverty. However, little ... More


How Universal is Comparative Constitutional Law?

Ran Hirschl

in Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714514
eISBN:
9780191791215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714514.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses issues central to comparative constitutional law’s epistemological and methodological domain. First, the possibility of comparisons of constitutional law and institutions ... More


Human Rights and the Global South

Gavin W. Anderson

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to rescue human rights by developing an alternative epistemology of human rights associated with the phenomenon of ‘globalization from below’. This relates to the emergence of ... More


Rise of the Rest

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The China boom, while bringing down global inequality in the short run, faciliates continuous rise of global inequality in the long run. The China boom offers as much new obstacles as new ... More


The Sea of International Politics: Fluidity, Solvency, and Drift in the Global South Atlantic

Joseph R. Slaughter and Kerry Bystrom

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Responding to the way the Southern parts of the Atlantic have historically been obscured in conceptions of the Atlantic world and through the critical oceanic studies concepts of fluidity, solvency, ... More


Caryl Phillips, David Armitage, and the Place of the American South in Atlantic and Other Worlds

Brian Ward

in The American South and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter uses the memoirs of Caryl Phillips and the theoretical writings of Atlantic historian David Armitage as the springboard for a wide-ranging critical survey of scholarly and creative ... More


Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Jamie K. McCallum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

News about labor unions is usually pessimistic, focusing on declining membership and failed campaigns. But there are encouraging signs that the labor movement is evolving its strategies to benefit ... More


Regional Dynamics of Emerging Powers: Power/Control or Leadership/Consent? 1

Varun Sahni

in International Relations Theory and South Asia: Security, Political Economy, Domestic Politics, Identities, and Images Vol. 1

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198069652
eISBN:
9780199082742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069652.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter seeks to relate the concepts of ‘regional power’ and ‘regional security’ to the relatively unexplored concept of ‘regional leadership’ by comparing the regional security problématiques of ... More


Thinking the Postcolonial Contemporary

Jini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder

in The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

To invoke the “postcolonial contemporary” is simultaneously to offer a proposition and to raise a question. It is an invitation to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character ... More


Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean

Franco Cassano

Norma Bouchard and Valerio Ferme (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233649
eISBN:
9780823241750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233649.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book, which ranges between the fields of sociology, political science, philosophy, cultural anthropology, and literature, offers a critique of normative models of modernization derived from ... More


Beyond the Color Curtain: The Metonymic Color Politics of the Tricontinental and the (New) Global South

Anne Garland Mahler

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This essay argues that tricontinentalism—the ideology disseminated through the expansive cultural production of the Cold War alliance of liberation movements from Africa, Asia, and Latin America ... More


The Postcolonial Contemporary: Political Imaginaries for the Global Present

Jini Kim Watson and Gary Wilder (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280063
eISBN:
9780823281510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume invokes the “postcolonial contemporary” in order to recognize and reflect upon the emphatically postcolonial character of the contemporary conjuncture, as well as to inquire into whether ... More


Conclusion: Labor’s Prospect

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This concluding chapter argues that transformations in the global political economy have shifted the bases of worker power. Unions are increasingly turning toward strategies that seek to alter the ... More


Epilogue: Africa and the Global Sex Workers’ Rights Movement

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The epilogue highlights African sex worker activists’ increasing engagement with the larger global sex workers’ rights movement, including their development of innovative South–South collaborations. ... More


Children’s and young people’s caring responsibilities within the family

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter reviews the literature on childhood responsibilities, informal care, and young caregiving and introduces key theoretical perspectives, such as the social construction of childhood and ... More


Epilogue: Africa and the Global Sex Workers’ Rights Movement

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The epilogue highlights African sex worker activists’ increasing engagement with the larger global sex workers’ rights movement, including their development of innovative South–South collaborations. ... More


A Sweet Sweet Tale of Terror: Rita Indiana Hernández Writes the Dominican Republic into the Global South Atlantic

Maja Horn

in The Global South Atlantic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277872
eISBN:
9780823280490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277872.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers how historically fraught Dominican-Haitian relations may be usefully approached through a Global South Atlantic framework. I analyze how the little-known performance piece and ... More


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